Item FC 3213 L55 019.036 - 1849 (Jul) from Henry Budd to Smithurst

Transcript 1849 July 15 - Letter from Budd

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1849 (Jul) from Henry Budd to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.036

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  • July 15, 1849 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face and remnants of a red wax seal.

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First Indigenous North American to be ordained priest by the Church of England, and founder of the mission at Riviere du Pas (The Pas, MB).

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Place: Lake Winnepeg, En route to Norway House

From: Henry Budd

To: the Reverend J. Smithurst, Indian Settlement, Red River

Details: 3pp and integral address face

Notes: Henry Budd offers his heartfelt thanks for the wheat subscriptions promised by parishioners at Red River. Budd has been busy building the church, and while he makes the point of saying that he does not mind the labour, he deeply regrets that it takes him away from educating his children.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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